Ed Henry

Show BioHide BioEd Henry is the founder of TUFF, the Taxpayers Union, and a regular columnist for Ether Zone. Ed Henry can be reached at [email protected] Ed's FREE pamphlet-"To The Moon, Alice" the national debt, your Social Security, and the Pay-It-Again Sam scam. We also invite you to visit his website at www.uncle-scam.com

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Bad advice: And the hapless victims

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Image courtesy of Johan Rafael del Barrio under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Pete Rose would have his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame if he hadn’t listened to those who challenged him to put his money where his mouth was and bet on his team. Al Capone sh... More »

Propaganda: And secrets

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Stop calling it a war. It was not a war. It was an invasion. The most powerful technically advanced military in the world invaded a hapless and defenseless pipsqueak nation that had been under embargo and intermittently bombed for twelve years. An embargo that... More »

To the moon: On a magic carpet

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Image courtesy of Gage Skidmore under CC BY-SA 2.0. We don’t need a spacecraft for the next trip to the moon. We can build a staircase out of the national debt. We hit the seven trillion dollar mark on the last day of the calendar year for 2003, the firs... More »

The draft: A reminder

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For years, we’ve been taking the young and impressionable and training them to kill in the name of defense. When we want physical fitness combined with judgment, as with astronauts for instance, we pick older people. When we want people with more wisdom ... More »

Wrong questions on social security light

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Bob Schieffer may be a nice old man and a longtime news anchor from CBS, but as far as I’m concerned when it comes to questions on Social Security he’s a nitwit, ill informed, or another Bonesman protecting his brothers.To introduce the subject of ... More »

Know your enemy: Missing parts of Usama’s speech

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Image courtesy of Gilbert Mercier under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0. Again, the ability of American intelligence and news is suspicious. On Friday, October 29th, Usama bin Laden appeared on Al Jazeera television with a speech to the American people.Excerpts and snippets o... More »

Treasury reneges: On 30 year bond holders

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Image courtesy of Erik Drost under CC BY 2.0. The U.S. Treasury will default on contracts with investors, mostly individuals, who loaned the government money in 1979 on the agreement that they would receive 9.125 percent interest every year until their bonds m... More »

Debt rises: $53.5 billion in one day

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No sooner did President Bush sign the new $800 billion raise to the national debt limit than the U.S. Treasury posted a $53.5 billion increase. On Thursday, November 17th, the national debt stood at $7.444 trillion (that’s $7, 444,122,057,407.69) and by ... More »

Final disaster: Time bomb in the making

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The national debt is now over seven trillion, $4.04 trillion in honest contractual borrowing from investors and $2.96 trillion in debt representing money stolen from entitlements like Social Security plus annual interest added by simply handing phony trust fun... More »

Surprised??? By the pick-a-puppet season

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No one should be surprised that George W. Bush was re-elected, especially me. For ages, I’ve been trying to wake up the American people to the greatest and most obvious financial scam that’s been around almost since Ponzi, all to little or no avail. The people... More »

Seig hiel Blast from the past

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Image courtesy of Gage Skidmore under CC BY-SA 2.0. Thanks to Harry Browne of the Libertarian Party for bringing us this reminder. It’s a speech by Hitler’s Minister of Propaganda, Joseph Goebbels, and delivered to the German people almost 65 years... More »